How to Upload an EPUB to Smashwords





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Published on Feb 6, 2013

This video explains how to upload an eBook to Smashwords as an EPUB. This is the most professional option for distributing high-quality eBooks through Smashwords to platforms such as iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, etc.

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[0:05] - What is EPUB Direct from Smashwords?
[1:19] - Smashwords-specific requirements for the EPUB
[2:47] - Validating your EPUB per EPUBCheck
[3:41] - Entering metadata and in the publishing section of Smashwords
[5:55] - Uploading your cover (note: must be at least 1400px wide)
[6:27] - Uploading your EPUB eBook
[7:05] - Verifying EPUB upload on your product page
[7:48] - Assigning an ISBN to your eBook
[8:15] - Examining your dashboard (should say "Pending Review")
[8:50] - Getting email from Smashwords confirming EPUBCheck verification
[9:15] - Updating your Smashwords eBook with a new EPUB and cover
[11:30] - Resubmitting your eBook for Premium Status following updating


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